The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.91% 3.31% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 9.52% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +12.50%
WAN
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 42 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 10.91% 34.71% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 3
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) PDA
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) CCSA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco